3 Billion Yahoo Accounts Hacked; Disqus Hacked! – Threat Wire

The Yahoo breach was a lot worse than we thought, the Equifax ex-CEO sheds light on some questions, disqus was hacked, and Kaspersky is stuck in the middle of debates. All that coming up now on ThreatWire.

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https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/8x8b4x/whoops-yahoo-says-2013-hack-actually-hit-3-billion-users
https://www.oath.com/press/yahoo-provides-notice-to-additional-users-affected-by-previously/

2013 Yahoo Breach Affected All 3 Billion Accounts

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https://www.cnet.com/how-to/find-out-if-your-yahoo-account-was-hacked/
https://www.cnet.com/news/yahoo-announces-all-3-billion-accounts-hit-in-2013-breach/
https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-delete-your-yahoo-account/
https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2017/10/yahoo-says-all-3-billion-accounts-were-compromised-in-2013-hack/
https://www.wired.com/story/yahoo-breach-three-billion-accounts/
https://thehackernews.com/2017/10/yahoo-email-hacked.html

https://thehackernews.com/2017/10/kaspersky-nsa-spying.html
https://www.wired.com/story/nsa-contractors-hacking-tools/
https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2017/10/the-cases-for-and-against-claims-kaspersky-helped-steal-secret-nsa-secrets/
https://www.cnet.com/news/russian-hackers-reportedly-stole-nsa-cyber-secrets-in-2015/
https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/kz755a/ex-nsa-hackers-are-not-surprised-by-bombshell-kaspersky-report

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https://www.wired.com/story/equifax-ceo-congress-testimony/
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2017/10/irs-awards-equifax-7-25m-taxpayer-identity-contract-weeks-after-hack/
https://www.cnet.com/news/irs-gives-equifax-7-25-million-contract-to-prevent-tax-fraud/
https://www.cnet.com/news/equifax-ex-ceo-blames-breach-on-one-person-and-a-bad-scanner/

https://blog.disqus.com/security-alert-user-info-breach
https://thehackernews.com/2017/10/disqus-comment-system-hacked.html

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